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9 Beers to Match Your Personal Phobias(October 21) - Spiders. Snakes. Creepy clowns. Most of us know what it’s like to have an irrational fear, whether it’s acrophobia (fear of heights), mysophobia (fear of germs), or hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia (fear of long words). Luckily, as with most things in life, phobias are easier to handle when you’ve had a beer. Complete Story

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Dogfish Head Releases Pennsylvania Tuxedo Pale Ale
(October 21) - Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is excited to announce that Pennsylvania Tuxedo will begin hitting taps and cooler shelves beginning October 20, 2017. Clocking in at 8.5% ABV, this pale ale is brewed with massive additions of fresh spruce tips from the forests outside the Woolrich factory, and its namesake pays homage to the red and black flannel-suited hunters and gatherers who dwell deep in the backcountry of the wintertime-frigid, north-central PA. Complete Story
Exploring Indiana Brewing With Saint Joseph’s Brewery
(October 21) -Opened in 2015, Saint Joseph is a newer brewery, but is in a rather unique and historic location. Originally built in 1879, the building Saint Joseph occupied began as a Catholic church, and was later used as a community center before being restored as a brewery. Complete Story

Wit’s End Brewing Co. Moves in with Strange Craft Beer Co.
(October 21) - Strange Craft Beer Co. and Wit’s End Brewing Co. announced their plans today to share Strange Craft’s brewhouse and tasting room on Zuni Street. The first of its kind in Denver, Strange and Wit’s End’s co-tasting room will brew and serve beers from each brand’s portfolio. Complete Story
Georgia's new beer laws already helping brewers
(October 20) - Georgia brewers are quickly seeing results from the new beer laws now in effect. Jason Pellett President of Orpheus Brewing in Midtown says September is typically a slow month and he's already seeing an increase in revenue and is excited about the future. Complete Story
Cape May Brewing Company Releases the Latest in Their Barrel Aged Series, Lady in Room #10(
October 20) - Cape May Brewing Company is pleased to announce the latest release in their widely-acclaimed Barrel Aged Series: Lady in Room #10, a sour brown ale aged in red wine barrels for eighteen months on black currants and plums releases from their Brewtique at 1288 Hornet Road in the Cape May Airport on Saturday, October 21st. Complete Story
Asheville’s Thirsty Monk To Expand into Denver and Portland
(October 20) - Asheville, North Carolina-born Thirsty Monk, brewer of Belgian-Rooted Modern Ales and operator of world-recognized craft beer bars, announced today its expansion into Denver, Colorado and Portland, Oregon. Brian Grace, former Crooked Stave Head Brewer and Jolly Pumpkin Production Manager, has been hired as Head Brewer of the entire brewery group to assist with this growth. Complete Story
2SP Brewing Company Brings Home the Gold from the Great American Beer Festival
(October 20) - At the recent Great American Beer Festival, two-year-old 2SP Brewing Company received its second consecutive gold medal in the Imperial Stout class for its version, The Russian. Complete Story
UNC Charlotte now has a craft beer program and continuing ed has never been cooler
(October 19) - The main program is called Craft Beer Business Essentials. It offers four required courses along with a recommended, supplemental course. The idea is to give home brewers and entrepreneurs foundational business knowledge, tools and resources to navigate the growing craft beer industry. Complete Story
Cherry Street Brewing set to open new brewpub in Forsyth County
(October 19) - The Cumming brewery that won the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship is opening a second space in Forsyth County. Cherry Street Brewing will open a nearly 8,000-square-foot brewpub and beer garden in mixed-use development Halcyon. Complete Story
Adirondack Brewery Oktoberfest Raises Thousands for Local Charity
(October 19) - 1,200 people set out for Lake George this past Saturday for the 12th Annual Adirondack Brewery Oktoberfest for Charity. The record-setting crowd enjoyed an afternoon full of polka music, beer, wine, and cider sampling from area producers, German food, and a variety of games and contests. Complete Story
The Dow Beer Exchange, a 'beer stock market' concept, opens in Birmingham
(October 19) - The beer exchange concept means prices of the 40 craft beers it will have on tap will fluctuate every 15 minutes based on demand – the more customers drink of a certain beer, the more prices increase, as that's how the law of supply and demand works. Complete Story
Hop Take: Craft Brewery Lawsuits Are Bringing Craft Down
(October 19) - For as much talk as there is about craft brewery unity, all is not always fine and dandy between independent brewers. Shipyard Brewing Company in Maine is suing Logboat Brewing Company in Missouri, accusing the brewery of copyright infringement and defamation. Complete Story

Quixotic quest: Craft beer "fanatics" raise $1.9M in 30-plus hours to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev
(October 18) - As of Tuesday afternoon, 32 hours after launch, $1.9 million had been pledged by more than 5,900 craft fanatics. The chances of the remaining $212.9 billion being raised are infinitesimally small, which the campaign acknowledges. Complete Story
Bear Republic Fundraising for Sonoma County Fire Victims
(October 18) -Bear Republic Brewing Company is proud to be joining forces with Russian River Brewing and the King Ridge Foundation, and will be brewing a Bear Republic version for the Sonoma Pride release. We are a little late to this effort because our starships are running on impulse power. Complete Story
Dogfish Head, BeerAdvocate founders partner for homebrewing book
(October 18) - Sam Calagione, CEO and founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, teamed with Todd and Jason Alström, brothers and founders of BeerAdvocate, a grassroots network powered by an independent community of craft beer enthusiasts, to create “Project Extreme Brewing: An Enthusiast’s Guide to Extreme Brewing at Home.” Complete Story

Hyde Park’s First Brewery, Jolly Pumpkin, Announces Opening Date
(October 18) - After a small delay, Michigan-based Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale announced it’ll open its Hyde Park brewpub on Tuesday, October 24. The project’s official name is Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria Brewery and it’s the brewery’s first opening outside of Michigan. The brewpub will feature more than 30 taps and a menu tailored to the Chicago market. Complete Story

Every State's Best Craft Brewery, According To American Homebrewers
(October 18) - Regions have a lot of pride in their hometown breweries. But with so many craft breweries in the country (more than 5,000 now), picking a favorite or must-visit brewery can be hard. Nevertheless, Zymurgy, a publication run by the American Homebrewers Association, asked their readers to vote on the top brewery and the top beer in each state. Complete Story
Young Veterans Brewery will open Oceanfront restaurant after Navy limits use across town
(October 18) - A brewery that was reprimanded by the Navy will expand to a high-profile corner in the resort area with a new brew pub and event space. Young Veterans Brewing Co. will open The Bunker, a restaurant under Peabody’s Nightclub at the corner of 21st Street and Pacific Avenue. It’s roughly a block away from the ocean near the end of eastbound Interstate 264. Complete Story
Where Farmers Are Turning Into Craft-Beer Brewers(
October 16) - Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a new law allowing farmers to break into the beer business. Effective immediately, farmers across Connecticut can now brew, bottle, distribute and sell up to 75,000 gallons of barley pop per year. Complete Story

Maui Brewing Releasing Pilialoha Belgian-Style Red Cans
(October 16) - Last Friday, Maui Brewing Company released Pilialoha Belgian Red Ale in cans for a limited time only. This specialty Belgian Red Ale is brewed with KonaRed® Hawaiian Coffee Fruit. With its ruby red appearance comes a dark cherry fruit and dried figs aroma. The Motueka hops and a balance of four different malts provide an earthy flavor with notes of dark fruits and subtle Belgian esters. Complete Story
Capital Brewery to Release Winter Skål on November 1
(October 16) - Are you ready to dig out the blankets and winter duds? Did you put a snow shovel in your trunk? Where is that one ice scraper that really works? It’s Winter Skal Time brother, and it is being released to the market on November 1, 2017. Complete Story

NBWA Announces Brewery Partners of the Year
(October 15) The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), which represents America’s 3,000 independent beer distributors across the country, is pleased to present the NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award to Bell’s Brewery of Kalamazoo, Mich. Complete Story
13 Below Brewery opens in Cincinnati
(October 15) A new brewery should appeal to West-Siders ready to sample something unique. The 13 Below Brewery began operation in Sayler Park in September. "It's a perfect location," said Doug Menkedick, who started the brewery with his wife, Anne, and several other acquaintances. Complete Story

Upstate NY Morrisville State College opens brewery offering a 4-year beer-making degree
(October 15) If you want to learn to be a brewer, you probably want to go to school in a brewery. Morrisville State College in the heart of Upstate New York has that covered. This month, it’s opening a full-scale brewery inside the Copper Turret Restaurant, which also serves as Morrisville State’s teaching restaurant. Complete Story
Ticket to Write: New books toast Ohio’s craft beers
(October 15) These are boom times, too, for people who prefer sudsier fare. Two books recently published by presses at Ohio universities (where they know a little something about beer) detail some of the delights of the craft-brewing scene in the Buckeye State. Rick Armon has just released “50 Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio.” Complete Story  

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Wine Country Fires: Yes, but how are the breweries? Update on the breweries located in and near the California Wild Fires!(October 13) - When wildfires began breaking out in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino on Sunday night, many of Northern California’s brewmasters were still in Denver, packing up after the Great American Beer Festival, which had ended the night before. They raced to return, not sure what they would find in the morning. Complete Story
How a Firefighter-Owned Sonoma Brewery Gives Back During a Tragedy
(October 13) - Amy Levin, CEO of the five-year-old Sonoma County brewery St. Florian’s, admits she’s “kind of partial” to her local fire department in Windsor, California. Her husband and head brewer, Aron Levin, is a department captain — hence the brewery name, in honor of the patron saint of firefighters. Complete Story



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